No time to waste: Globally averaged concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere for the time period 803’719 BCE – today. Not only the level of CO2 in the atmosphere matters, but also the rate at which it has changed: It took us a matter of decades to achieve larger changes than previous ones, which occurred over centuries or even thousands of years. This gives species, planetary systems, and ecosystems much less time to adapt. Artwork is based on the data visualisation from s-ink.org/atmospheric-co2-concentration.
- Creators: Lucía Pérez Díaz and Fabio Crameri
- This version: 23.03.2023
- License: Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
- Specific citation: This artwork by Lucía Pérez Díaz and Fabio Crameri is available via the open-access s-Ink.org repository.
- Related reference: Bereiter, B., Eggleston, S., Schmitt, J., Nehrbass‐Ahles, C., Stocker, T. F., Fischer, H., … & Chappellaz, J. (2015). Revision of the EPICA Dome C CO2 record from 800 to 600 kyr before present. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(2), 542-549.
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- Readable in black&white
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